Women's Volleyball

2017 Record: 16-14; GNAC: 4-8 / GNAC Tournament Appearances: 1

Women's Volleyball Defeats Mitchell in Four Sets, 3-1

Photo by: Ron Waite/Photosportacular
Photo by: Ron Waite/Photosportacular

Link: Box Score

New London, Conn. – Behind a double-double from freshman Vanessa Isyk (Meriden, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team defeated in-state rival Mitchell College in four sets, 4-1, Wednesday evening at the Yarnell Athletic Center.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: Albertus Magnus 3 | Mitchell 1
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (2-1) | Mitchell (0-3)

HOW IT HAPPENED
Mitchell opened the match with 1-0 edge over Albertus following a 25-21 first set win. The Mariners hit an impressive .250 at the net and recorded an 11-10 advantage in kills.

Albertus answered back winning the next three sets (25-20, 25-18 and 25-23) to take home the non-conference win. The Falcons registered a combined 24 kills in the second and third set while posting only four attack errors in the final set. 

Following tonight's win, Albertus is now 10-16 against Mitchell in the all-time series and has won the last three meetings, including tonight.

TEAM HIGHS
Albertus Magnus:

Mitchell:

  • Ariana Carter and Laurissa Amaker - 12 kills
  • Cameron Childs - 31 assists
  • Shyla Phillips-Krick - 23 digs
  • Ariana Carter - 2 blocks

DOUBLE-DOUBLES

  • Albertus - Vanessa Isyk: 14 kills and 12 digs
  • Mitchell - Cameron Childs: 31 assists and 13 digs
  • Mitchell - Ariana Carter: 12 kills and 15 digs
  • Mitchell - Laurissa Amaker: 12 kills and 17 digs

UP NEXT
The women's volleyball team returns home on Saturday, Sept. 8th as the Falcons host Norwich University and Emmanuel (Mass.) as part of a GNAC tri-match. Game times are set for 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.